Due South (1997)

Season 2 Episode 8

Good for the Soul

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Aired Unknown Dec 16, 1998 on CTV
9.2
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Ray arrests a mob boss for minor assault, and Fraser is determined to make it stick.

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  • a great episode.

    10
    i really enjoyed this one. it once more showed fraser's courage, his undeviating sense of justice not being influenced by how rich or mighty his oponnents may be, his commitment to the "little" people and his gift to inspire others. i loved the scene when he was joined by ray, welsh, huey and dewey while he was walking home, all bruised, losing his faith in justice, feeling to have failed, ray telling him, that he was proud of him, welsh admiting, that they all had let him down and the five of them standing up against warfield even though they might have thought that this wouldn't change a lot. i guess the episodes title might not only refer to fraser suggesting that admiting to have slapped the busboy might be good for warfield's soul but also on these five having made a very courageous step. it was great to see that even though fraser only insisted on warfield's appology in the end he had driven him out of business and finally succeeded to bring him to justice and that a small step sometimes can be the beginning of something big.moreless
  • It's Christmas time. When a local mob boss slaps a busboy, Fraser sees that justice will be done.

    9.0
    This episode highlighted how naive Fraser (apparently) is. Although everyone tells him that the system won't work in this case, he stands up for the young man. His seemingly childish belief in the system stands side by side with the opinions of the officers of the 27th precinct.



    Only when Fraser gives up, Ray and cohorts change their minds, now fighting for the justice. It is interesting to see this metamorphosis. So apparently someone needs to believe - and if that someone gives up, it is for the other party to take up the somewhat quaint belief. And justice is done.



    All in all, a normal heart-wrecking Christmas episode. One of the few jokes was how Fraser literally fled every time Francesca came too near.moreless
Beau Starr

Beau Starr

Harding Welsh

Camilla Scott

Camilla Scott

Constable Margaret Thatcher

Ramona Milano

Ramona Milano

Francesca Vecchio

Callum Keith Rennie

Callum Keith Rennie

Detective Stanley Raymond Kowalski

Gordon Pinsent

Gordon Pinsent

Sgt. Robert Fraser [ghost]

Tom Melissis

Tom Melissis

Det. Thomas E. Dewey

Alan Scarfe

Alan Scarfe

Wilson Warfield

Guest Star

Donald Carrier

Donald Carrier

Tommy

Guest Star

Jack Jessop

Jack Jessop

Frank

Guest Star

Anne Marie DeLuise

Anne Marie DeLuise

Stella Kowalski

Recurring Role

Dean McDermott

Dean McDermott

Constable Renfield Turnbull

Recurring Role

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    • Goof: When Fraser is talking to his father, before Francesca tries to capture him under the mistletoe, a man at the station walks past the two mounties. In order to get between Fraser's father and the wall the man turns sideways. If Fraser's father is a ghost and can't be seen by the man, it makes no sense that the man would try to avoid walking into him.

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